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Pacific Media Watch is compiled for the Pacific Media Centre as a regional media freedom and educational resource by a network of journalists, students, stringers and commentators.

By Dr Joseph M Fernandez in Doha, Qatar The international freedom of expression conference in Doha has ended with a strong condemnation of the threats...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned many media freedom violations during the general elections held in Papua New Guinea from 24...

By Dr Joseph M Fernandez in Doha, Qatar A leading international human rights organisation has called on countries in the Gulf region to pay heed...

The emergence of opposition parties in Timor-Leste's parliamentary election this weekend shows growing dissatisfaction with the status quo, reports SBS from Dili. Former Prime Minister...

By Scott Waide in Port Moresby With time running out before the official end of Papua New Guinea's elections, partners of the Peter O’Neill-led coalition...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Fretilin (Frente Revolucionaria do Timor-Leste Independente) has denounced acts of "intimidation and terror" carried out by some people in political parties...

BOOKS: By Jeremy Rose of RNZ Mediawatch It's often been said there are just seven stories in all of literature. If a new collection of a 150...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Statistical indicators suggest the Peter O’Neill government in Papua New Guinea has used its power of incumbency to "cook the books"...

By Elizah Palme in Port Moresby University of Papua New Guinea students have spoken through the ballot in spite of being provided 2000 ballot papers...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A Wansolwara second-year student journalist from the University of the South Pacific has been included among 10 Pacific journalists who have...

The France24 Observers climate change report on Fiji featuring ePOP student journalists Koroi Tadulala and Telstar Edrie Jimmy. Video: France 24 Observers - in...

Andrew Thomas reporting from Port Moresby on the issues at stake in this month's general election in Papua New Guinea. Video: Al Jazeera Pacific Media...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk New Zealand broadcaster 95bFM and youth media company VICE have today announced a new content partnership that will see the two...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A Papua New Guinean court has banned political blogger Martyn Namorong from publishing "defamatory remarks" about Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato and...

Masked gunmen 'hijacked' three ballot boxes in Western Highlands electorate of Mul-Baiyer. Video: EMTV News By Elizah Palme in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's Electoral Commissioner...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan solidarity groups have protested over reported mass arrests of Papuan activists in the Nabire regency over the past week. Tabloid...

Pacific Media Centre's Alistar Kata profiles the legacy of activism from the 1985 Rainbow Warrior voyage to Rongelap Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Video:...

As polling draws to a close in Papua New Guinea this weekend and with counting still underway, Pacific Media Watch looks back at the...

Ashleigh McCaull's video story. Video: PMC YouTube channel Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Final year Bachelor of Communication Studies student journalist Ashleigh McCaull at Auckland University of...

By Rashneel Kumar in Avarua, Rarotonga The Cook Islands is part of a 12-nation research project to comprehensively map Pacific Islands journalism culture at a...

Serah Aupong's report on the EMTV milestones. Video: EMTV By Serah Aupong of EMTV News in Port Moresby While Papua New Guineans know of EMTV, many...

Pacific Media Watch News desk Tahitians will today mark the 51st anniversary of the first French nuclear weapons test in the Pacific as advocates still...